We offer services in Comprehensive Plans or Hourly Blocks.

  • Academic Life Coaching – to hone study, time management, and organizational skills for success in high school and further education

  • Personality, Aptitude, and Interests Assessments – to help identify potential areas of study and careers, and to promote self-discovery

  • Academic Planning – to assess high school curriculum, extra-curricular activity, summer programs, and gap year planning

  • Language Arts Enrichment – to improve reading comprehension and writing skills

  • Goal-Setting – to organize priorities and create timelines

  • School List – to Identify schools and programs that fit student interests and abilities

  • Application and Essay Review – to help students put their best foot forward

  • Ongoing Counselling – to help families prepare for a smooth transition from high school to university

  • Tutoring – to prepare for standardized tests (SSAT/ACT/SAT) and to improve English skills

  • Online Student Management System – to facilitate organization and prompt communication

Language Arts Enrichment and Test Prep

We offer Language Arts enrichment for middle and high school students and SSAT, ACT and SAT Prep tutoring for students serious about achieving their goals. This is highly customized and designed to help students make the most efficient use of their time.

Contact Kate at kate@academicpathwaysec.com for details.

Group Presentations

Kate is available to speak to parent and student groups on a range of topics related to academic life coaching, university preparation, admissions, and applications.

Contact Kate at kate@academicpathwaysec.com to book a date.

Writing and Editing Support

Writing tasks such as personal statements, resumes and essays are important components of university and scholarship applications. With more than 25 years of experience in writing instruction and editing, we can help you to find your voice and express yourself, from the initial brainstorming process to your polished final product.

Photo: Kate Hauser consulting with a student

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Our students have been accepted to:


Acadia, Bishop’s, UBC (Arts, Sciences, Sauder, BA+MM, Engineering), Queen’s (Arts, Sciences, Engineering), McGill (Arts, Sciences, Engineering), University of Toronto (Music, Arts and Sciences), Dalhousie, University of King’s College, University of Western Ontario (Arts, Humanities, Sciences, Richard Ivey AEO), University of Calgary, University of Alberta, University of Manitoba, University of Waterloo, Mount Allison, St.Francis Xavier, University of Victoria, Capilano University, Wilfred Laurier, Simon Fraser, Ryerson, Quest, Trent, University of Ottawa, McMaster


American, Amherst, Boston University, Bowdoin, Colgate, Grinnell, Northeastern, Occidental, Pomona, Brown, Reed, Rice, Claremont McKenna, George Washington, Georgetown, Swarthmore, Trinity University, Washington College, Williams, Dartmouth, University of Washington, Stony Brook, Georgia Tech, University of Maryland, University of Virginia, Seton Hall, Rutgers, Hofstra, University of Miami, Wesleyan, UC Santa Cruz, Chapman University, Otis, University of Georgia, University of Alabama, University of Tennessee, University of Hawaii, Pratt Institute, Willamette, University of Puget Sound, Lewis and Clark, Centre College